A Political and Social History of Modern Europe, Volume 1

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Macmillan, 1917 - Europe
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Page 573 - It is my wish that my ashes may repose on the banks of the Seine, in the midst of the French people, whom I have loved so well.
Page 280 - If my calling be from God, and my testimony from the People, — God and the People shall take it from me, else I will not part with it.
Page 268 - They fled under the threat of the English King, that he would make them conform or harry them out of the land.
Page 482 - Law is the expression of the general will. Every citizen has a right to participate personally or through his representative in its formation. It must be the same for all, whether it protects or punishes.
Page 331 - ... to consult upon the present state of the colonies, and the miseries to which they are and must be reduced by the operation of certain acts of Parliament respecting America, and to deliberate and determine upon wise and proper measures, to be by them recommended to all the colonies, for the recovery and establishment of their just rights and liberties, civil and religious, and the restoration of union and harmony between Great Britain and the colonies, most ardently desired by all good men : Therefore,...
Page 603 - PERIODS OF EUROPEAN HISTORY General Editor— ARTHUR HASSALL, MA, Student of Christ Church, Oxford. THE object of this series is to present in separate Volumes a comprehensive and trustworthy account of the general development of European History, and to deal fully and carefully with the more prominent events in each century. The Volumes...
Page 277 - I am persuaded that this is a righteous judgment of God upon these barbarous wretches, who have imbrued their hands in so much innocent blood ; and that it will tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future. Which are the satisfactory grounds to such actions, which otherwise cannot but work remorse and regret.
Page 504 - The French nation declares that it will treat as enemies every people who, refusing liberty and equality or renouncing them, may wish to maintain, recall, or treat with the prince and the privileged classes...
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Page 153 - I from henceforth will accept, repute, and take the king's majesty to be the only supreme head in earth of the church of England...

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